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September 16, 2008


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Bristol County Savings Bank Focuses A Bright And Shining Light On Corporate Citizenship And Community


Thirty professionals, spend their “Day off’ as a “Day on”

Thirty volunteers from Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB) signed on, on their day off, to help us manage 250 students who were spending the MLK holiday with us, after the students spent their morning at our Teach-in at the Normandin Middle School (Teach -in story here).

We are in awe of the generosity of our neighbors!


UPDATE: September 3, 2015

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What does 1,127 backpacks with school supplies look like?

Unbelievable! Seriously unbelievable! Actually amazing! We filled an extra 1,127 backpacks with school supplies specifically because of the generosity of some wonderful corporate partners and some pretty terrific neighbors. Photos are here.